Leslie Samuel WILSON

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WILSON, Leslie Samuel

Service Number: 357
Enlisted: 20 October 1914
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 9th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Mallala, South Australia, 14 April 1885
Home Town: Torrensville, South Australia
Schooling: Tytynder School, South Australia
Occupation: Farm Labourer
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 24 June 1915, aged 30 years
Cemetery: Ari Burnu Cemetery, Gallipoli
Row B, Grave 19, Ari Burnu Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey, Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

20 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 357, 9th Light Horse Regiment
11 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 357, 9th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
11 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 357, 9th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Karroo, Melbourne
22 Jun 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 357, 9th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Wilson and Elizabeth Ann Wilson nee Sutton of Mallala, SA

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal